fresten etymology

Middle English word fresten comes from Proto-Germanic *furizô (Former.), Proto-Germanic *fres, Proto-Indo-European *perst-

Detailed word origin of fresten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*furizô Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Former.
*fres Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*perst- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*furist Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) At first, firstly, in the first place.
*frestą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) An appointed time; date.
*fristiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) An appointed time; date.
*firstiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Post, ridge of a roof. Summit, peak.
fyrest Old English (ang)
fyrstan Old English (ang)
frysten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as fresten

Descendants of *fres
feorst ferst first forst frest frist fristen frysten furst fyrst virst vrist